Helm: Edith Raub Helm Scrapbooks, 1929-1943

Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Boxes 044-045

Title:  Edith Raub Helm Scrapbooks, 1929-1943

Dates: 1929-1943

Extent: 2 volumes

Creator: Edith Raub Helm, compiler.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)


Description:   The collection contains two volumes of various newspaper clippings, printed materials and ephemera collected by Edith Raub Helm.  The books provide insight into her life including Shippen School for Girls and Briar Cliff Junior College, both of which she attended.  The books focus on social aspects of women in Lancaster, Pennsylvania featuring wedding invitations, marriage announcements, engagement announcements, birth announcements and theater.


System of Arrangement: 

Edith Raub Helm, Book 1, 1929-1940

Edith Raub Helm, Book 2, January 1939-May 1943    

Conditions for Access:  Book 1: Please fill out a call slip for viewing; Book 2: Please fill out a call slip for viewing.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:     English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown


Subjects:  Shippen School for Girls, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Briar Cliff Junior College, Bethpage, New York.

Country Club, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

The Junior League of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Women social life.


World War II, 1939- 1945.

Lancaster (Pa.).


Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)





Printed ephemera.


Custodial History:  Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Books 10 and 11.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.